Cosco membership

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Found 16th Feb 2017
I am just trying to find out if I want to have a cosco membership to use there fuel stations how do I go about this as just general public and no trade ?

Thank you in advance
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So rather than just go on their website and find out the information, it's better to ask someone else to do it for you?
m.costco.co.uk/way…hop
Perhaps learn to spell Costco correctly before considering joining?
Edited by: "mtuk1" 16th Feb 2017
You need to be in certain professions first. Not everyone can get a Costco card
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Anyone can get a costco membership. Just walk in and they will sign you up
Email the membership team, even if you are not on the list of professions your employer might be part of their membership scheme so you can join through them.
you will need I.D and proof of business.
any business will do from self employment such as builders, shops, office, and even taxis.

they won't let you enter without a card so don't make a special trip to wonder around like I did once
japes

So rather than just go on their website and find out the information, … So rather than just go on their website and find out the information, it's better to ask someone else to do it for you?http://m.costco.co.uk/ways-to-shop#membership


Why are you in the Ask section when you seem to think Google is the all seeing eye?
TRADE MEMBERSHIP
Created especially for business owners and managers, Costco’s Trade Membership lets you purchase products
for your business or for resale.

You need to provide one piece of business evidence which is valid or dated within the last 3 months:

VAT Registration certificate
Public Liability Insurance certificate
Employers' Liability Insurance certificate
Companies House certificate of incorporation
Business Licence issued by the local council
Taxi Driver licence
An original copy of a current utility bill from the business address
An original copy of a current business bank statement
Business cheque book
Business bank card
Company accounts
Accountant's letter
Invoice for purchases made for the business
Invoice for clients sent out by the business

PLUS 1 piece of photographic identification


INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
Costco offers Individual Membership to current or retired employees of select employment groups or professions.
Membership is available to individuals over the age of 18 years who meet one of the following requirements:

QUALIFYING EMPLOYMENT GROUPS

Current or Retired Employee of:

Banking / Finance
Local Government
Fire / Rescue Service
Post Office
Airlines
Education
Police Force
Civil Service / Armed Forces
Medical / Health Service
Insurance
OR

Qualified as:

Qualified / Certified / Chartered Accountant
Chartered Architect

Doctors (MD) / Dentist / Optician / Pharmacist
Chartered Surveyor

Solicitor / Barrister / Magistrate / Advocate
Chartered Engineer / Civil etc

OR

Current or Retired employees of a UK or USA Gold Company.
You may qualify as a current or retired employee of one of the many UK or USA Gold Companies. Please contact either Central Membership on 01923 830477 or your local warehouse to confirm whether the company you currently work for or have retired from is a registered Gold Card Company.

YOU NEED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

Employee ID Card
OR

Employee Payslip/Pension Statement

OR

Qualification Certificate or ID

A current utility bill or bank statement dated within the last 3 months



This documentation can be presented either in person to the membership desk at your nearest warehouse, or by mail.
Please contact Central Membership on 01923 830477 or your local warehouse to confirm your eligibility for Individual Membership

sparkler2016

Anyone can get a costco membership. Just walk in and they will sign you … Anyone can get a costco membership. Just walk in and they will sign you up



​Not everyone can so they won't..
Sometimes they have people signing anyone up in town centres and shopping outlets and they don't care what you're job title is.
deb8z

TRADE MEMBERSHIPCreated especially for business owners and managers, … TRADE MEMBERSHIPCreated especially for business owners and managers, Costco’s Trade Membership lets you purchase products for your business or for resale.You need to provide one piece of business evidence which is valid or dated within the last 3 months:VAT Registration certificatePublic Liability Insurance certificateEmployers' Liability Insurance certificateCompanies House certificate of incorporationBusiness Licence issued by the local councilTaxi Driver licenceAn original copy of a current utility bill from the business addressAn original copy of a current business bank statementBusiness cheque bookBusiness bank cardCompany accountsAccountant's letterInvoice for purchases made for the businessInvoice for clients sent out by the businessPLUS 1 piece of photographic identification



What if your self employed but you don't own a business? Like yodel drivers etc?
joxeruk2000

Sometimes they have people signing anyone up in town centres and shopping … Sometimes they have people signing anyone up in town centres and shopping outlets and they don't care what you're job title is.


They do come to Harrow Town Centre once in a while to sign up. Not as strict as they appear. Also if a new store is opening, they will sign up anyone.
j05h10

What if your self employed but you don't own a business? Like yodel … What if your self employed but you don't own a business? Like yodel drivers etc?



I've no idea X) maybe ring/email and ask them.
redcantona

Why are you in the Ask section when you seem to think Google is the all … Why are you in the Ask section when you seem to think Google is the all seeing eye?



​​​Please point out where I mention any search engine? Maybe learn to read before making rude comments
japes

​​​Please point out where I mention any search engine? Maybe learn to read … ​​​Please point out where I mention any search engine? Maybe learn to read before making rude comments



Some might say your initial comment appeared rude.
deb8z

Some might say your initial comment appeared rude.



​by directing the OP to the website? At least my 'rude' comment was useful. Maybe some people just need hand holding through life and need everything spelling out in easy to read words. Would have taken longer to post the question rather then do any meaningful research first
deb8z

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPCostco offers Individual Membership to current or … INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPCostco offers Individual Membership to current or retired employees of select employment groups or professions. Membership is available to individuals over the age of 18 years who meet one of the following requirements:QUALIFYING EMPLOYMENT GROUPSCurrent or Retired Employee of:Banking / FinanceLocal GovernmentFire / Rescue ServicePost OfficeAirlinesEducationPolice ForceCivil Service / Armed ForcesMedical / Health ServiceInsuranceORQualified as:Qualified / Certified / Chartered AccountantChartered ArchitectDoctors (MD) / Dentist / Optician / PharmacistChartered SurveyorSolicitor / Barrister / Magistrate / AdvocateChartered Engineer / Civil etcORCurrent or Retired employees of a UK or USA Gold Company. You may qualify as a current or retired employee of one of the many UK or USA Gold Companies. Please contact either Central Membership on 01923 830477 or your local warehouse to confirm whether the company you currently work for or have retired from is a registered Gold Card Company.YOU NEED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:Employee ID CardOREmployee Payslip/Pension StatementORQualification Certificate or IDA current utility bill or bank statement dated within the last 3 monthsThis documentation can be presented either in person to the membership desk at your nearest warehouse, or by mail. Please contact Central Membership on 01923 830477 or your local warehouse to confirm your eligibility for Individual Membership



​My hubby falls into none of those categories yet we have membership I can't even remember how but just went in with his payslip and maybe some other proof of address or ID was a few years ago now.

so to OP I'd just go in and ask if you can be a member or you could call up and find out.
adhkarzf

​My hubby falls into none of those categories yet we have membership I c … ​My hubby falls into none of those categories yet we have membership I can't even remember how but just went in with his payslip and maybe some other proof of address or ID was a few years ago now. so to OP I'd just go in and ask if you can be a member or you could call up and find out.



This is what I was sent via email of the Costco team ,

Further to your email.

I doubt a payslip will prove your self employed status. You will need business ID like a tax document, Insurance Document or something from an Accountant that proves you are self employed.

Many thanks.
adhkarzf

​My hubby falls into none of those categories yet we have membership I c … ​My hubby falls into none of those categories yet we have membership I can't even remember how but just went in with his payslip and maybe some other proof of address or ID was a few years ago now. so to OP I'd just go in and ask if you can be a member or you could call up and find out.



This is what I was sent via email of the Costco team ,

Further to your email.

I doubt a payslip will prove your self employed status. You will need business ID like a tax document, Insurance Document or something from an Accountant that proves you are self employed.

Many thanks.
adhkarzf

​My hubby falls into none of those categories yet we have membership I c … ​My hubby falls into none of those categories yet we have membership I can't even remember how but just went in with his payslip and maybe some other proof of address or ID was a few years ago now. so to OP I'd just go in and ask if you can be a member or you could call up and find out.



This is what I was sent via email of the Costco team ,
Further to your email.

I doubt a payslip will prove your self employed status. You will need business ID like a tax document, Insurance Document or something from an Accountant that proves you are self employed.

Many thanks.
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